GLOCK Custom Slide Work by AMF Defense

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I’ve never been a big fan of customized handguns. Why bother? A gun is a tool, not a bauble. As for trigger and slide jobs, I worry that they’re going…

Gun Review: GLOCK 19C Gen 4 9mm Pistol

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There’s something to be said about shooting a fire-spewing handgun. Specifically, most people don’t want one. Should they? This is not the first compensated/ported GLOCK. Back in the day, Gaston’s…

New From Ed Brown: CCO LW 9mm 1911

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We’ve recently seen a wealth of highly desirable, premium priced 9mm 1911 carry pistols hit the market. Guns like STI’s impressive DVC Carry and Wilson Combat’s drool-worthy EDX X9 are…

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Life Card Revealed! Again!

In the video below, Western Journalism puts the Trailblazer Firearms Life Card single-shot .22 gun through its paces. Or, more accurately, adds captions to the recently released promo video. Speaking…

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Behold! Autonomous Ballistics $1m “Smart Gun” Holster Thingie. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

I don’t know who stumped-up the prize for the Brooklyn-based Smart Gun Design Competition, but they got rooked. The winner — Autonomous Ballistics — collected one million dollars for designing…

Gear Review: Clinger Holsters No Print Wonder IWB and Mag Holster

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Full-size IWB carry can be, well, challenging at times. Not to mention downright unpleasant if you don’t have the right gear. So I thought the hot month of August would…

Question of the Day: What’s the Worst Abuse Your Gun Has Ever Endured?

The latest handgun to go through MAC’s world famous four-stage torture test is the CZ P10C 9mm. SPOILER ALERT: the Czech striker-fired gun performed admirably. It took the full gauntlet…

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Gear Review: Sitka Gear Bomber Belt for Sidearm Carry

Sitka Gear is the crème de la crème of hunting equipment. The only consistent knock on Sitka’s products I’ve heard over the years is the price. But the quality of the…

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New from Ruger: Mark IV Standard, Mark IV Tactical Pistols

The Mark IV Standard and Tactical are the latest iterations of Ruger’s venerable, now-easy-to-clean .22 semi-automatic pistol. (Press release below.) Triskaidekaphobes note: the new guns increases the number of Mark…

Smith & Wesson Already Selling M&P M2.0 Compact Pistols

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Following on the release of their impressive M2.0 duty-sized M&P pistols (read our review here), you had to know the next logical step would be to roll out compact, more…

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Boring But Brilliant: How the Gen 5 Release Reveals GLOCK’s Mastery of Incremental Innovation

Reader Remington Tonar writes: Firearms enthusiasts have long noted the similarities between Apple’s and GLOCK’s approaches to product release cycles. With the recent Gen 5 release, GLOCK shows that it…

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What Happens When You Peel Open a GLOCK Magazine?

A lot of folks are under the impression that GLOCK magazines are plastic. And even those who know there’s a stainless steel body hiding inside the plastic overmold haven’t actually…